So We Can't Have Single Payer for Health Care, But How About Single Payer for Education? By Arianna Huffington
Health care is rightly dominating the national debate, but with children all across the country heading back to school, education, currently seated in the back row of the national classroom, is raising its hand and asking to be called on.
On Tuesday (Sep 8), President Obama will be giving a nationally televised speech on education to America's students, broadcast on C-SPAN and the White House website. On the same day, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is sponsoring a major conference in Los Angeles that will serve as the kick off of Get Schooled, a far-reaching initiative geared to developing solutions to the problems facing America's education system. (I'll be one of the speakers)… Read more
Addendum, Sep 7: Obama Back To School Speech: FULL TEXT